Welcome to Northern California

The Arthritis Foundation, Great West Region, Northern California offices provide information, events, advocacy and research funding for the 1.1 million individuals in Northern California who struggle daily with arthritis.

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Upcoming Events

Juvenile Arthritis Family Day

Juvenile Arthritis Family Day


You don't want to miss JA Family Day! Learn more about managing juvenile arthritis while connecting with families who have similar concerns.

2015 Advocacy Summit

2015 Advocacy Summit

3/23/2015 to 3/24/2015

Join us as we speak out for arthritis research and access to care in 2015! Team up with other advocates and Arthritis Foundation staff in Washington, D.C. to meet with legislators and staff on Capitol Hill to tell Congress that more needs to be done for people with arthritis.

California Advocacy Summit

California Advocacy Summit

4/20/2015 to 4/21/2015

Join advocates from across the state at the California Advocacy Summit and bring attention to the needs of people with arthritis. The Summit will include a capitol tour, advocacy and issue training, and networking opportunities. Register by April 3, 2015.

Research to Find A Cure

Summer Science Internship Program

The Summer Science Internship Program provides twelve outstanding students with the opportunity to work in leading research and clinical laboratories under the supervision of respected scientists at Stanford University and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Applications are due Friday, February 20, 2015.

Physical Activity May Reduce RA Fatigue

Participants Needed for Research Study

Volunteers are need to participate in a research study at UCSF that will test ways to reduce the fatigue that people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) often feel. This study will test 3 ways to help people with RA increase their physical activity, and hopefully decrease their fatigue. Participants will be compensated for their time. If interested, contact Sandi Kaplan at sandi.kaplan@ucsf.edu or 415-370-0037.

Get in Touch

657 Mission Street, Suite 603
San Francisco, California 94105-4120
415-356-1230 Phone
415-356-1240 Fax
888-391-9389 Toll-Free
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Walk With Ease
Mobile App

Tracking Your Steps Just Got Easier

The FREE Walk With Ease mobile app is now available for iPhone, iPad and Android. The user-friendly mobile app allows you to track walking, set goals and link to Fitbit. Download today in the Apple iTunes store or in Google Play.